When we see the words gluten-free, allergen-free or dairy-free on the shelf, in many cases, our mind goes to the preventative—the idea that these foods are here to accommodate for health needs. On paper, this may still be the case, but in reality, that frame of mind is outdated, and we need only to look to the numbers to prove it.

Rhythm Superfoods has released Broccoli Bites, bite-sized broccoli florets tossed in a light dressing made from nuts, seeds, veggies, herbs and spices. These bites are not baked or fried, but instead dehydrated over several hours to retain the nutritional value of raw broccoli. Each 1 oz. serving contains 7 g of protein and 4 g of fiber. Broccoli Bites are non-GMO, gluten-free and vegan.

Ginger Honey Crystals with Lemon from Prince of Peace is an instant tea now offered as a line extension to the original Ginger Honey Crystals. This new lemon-flavored version “tastes great as an iced tea,” says the firm. The crystals dissolve easily in water and are a convenient way to have ginger available whenever needed.

Navitas Naturals now offers three types of Coconut Chips that are toasted at low temperatures for a rich, buttery flavor, according to the company. These certified organic, gluten-free and non-GMO chips are available in Caramel, Cacao and Chili Lime varieties.

KIND LLC now offers KIND Healthy Grains Bars in five flavors: Popped Salted Caramel, Popped Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt, Caramel Macchiato, Dark Chocolate Mocha and Peanut Butter Berry. All bars are made from five super grains (gluten-free oats, millet, quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat). These bars are non-GMO as well.

News from industry food companies.

New York, NY—Results from Mintel’s recent Snacking Motivations and Attitudes 2015 report show that more Americans are snacking than ever before—but are also making smarter snacking choices.

Edinburgh, Scotland—Scottish rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead announced genetically modified crops would be formally banned, saying that the move will help preserve Scotland’s “clean, green status.”